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mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time is 6:00. east coast residents still recovering from hurricane sandy were hit again overnight. a nor'easter pounded the area with snow, rain and winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour. the storm is creating a deadly situation for those without power after sandy. it's put recovery efforts on hold. right now cbs 5 is manning with the red cross to partnering with other groups to help out. roberta gonzales is in our help center. >> reporter: i'm proud to be part of cbs 5's hurricane relief fund telethon. i'm going to be here from now until 7 p.m. each and every minute trying to raise a dollar from each and every one of you out there. so we're not leaving here until we have your support to help our friends across the country. in fact, we would like to give you a recap on what's happened over the past 7 days. it's been the american red cross, they have been there for the entire country in this will the battle for hurricane sandy. the red cross has served more than a million meals and snacks providing more than 17,000 health services and the emotional support
of hurricane sandy. >>> a positive jobs report is out this morning, with just four days to go until the election. >>> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should be -- i have a knife on my stoop, waiting for someo someone. >> millions of americans spend another night in the dark. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> frustration is being felt by hundreds of communities in new york and new jersey. >> no supplies. our kids are homeless, they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for just the little gas that's still left. >> it's a dog fight i hear. >> this is like preapocalyptic scenario. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >>> if you vote for me, we'll win this election, we'll keep moving forward. >> the signs out front forward, i think forewarned is a better word. >> don't you want this election over with already? >> the important october jobs report,
this morning." the aftermath of sandy remains overwhelming. the death toll soars and 5 million people remain without power. >> massive gas shortages are causing anger and panic. but subways and planes begin to move slowly. >>> presidential campaign gets busy again. we'll check with the newest polls with just five days to go. >>> we begin with a lock at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> we are here for you. we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >>> the northeast begins its long road to recovery. >> death toll from sandy is now up to at least 74. >> 5 million customers are still waiting for the power to come back on. >> debris from this massive storm is stacked on streets and new jersey neighborhoods. >> when i left, everything was intact. >>> there are long lines for hard hit areas. >> i've got no gas. >> bus service is limited. subway service will begin this morning. >> as much as the water has gone down, we're at two levels, we're at the the level before you get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >>> both cand
and a new storm mean new worries for millions of superstorm sandy victims. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> i'll win this election. i'll finish what we started. >> i want you to walk with me. let's walk together. we're taking back america. >> president obama and mitt romney blitz the swing states in a race still too close to call. >> only one full day of campaigning left. >> all of this comes down to turnout. because frankly there's very few if any undecided voters left. >> the campaign we built was one to win a close race. we think the president is in a good position to win. >> i believe mitt romney's going to win ohio there are likely to be our next president. >> i don't think it's too close to call. i just think it's impossible to call. >>> it's a week now since sandy hit. but the people who lost everything and are suffering now in the bitter cold, it feels like an eternity. >> we're sitting here bundled up. it's really terrible. >> as many as 40,000 new yorkers may need temporary housing. >> we never get this. >> forecaster
to they under it and keep it warm. >> new worries for survivors of super storm sandy. the concerns about the coming days and the unlikely help that arrived today. >>> for the weather center, the day that will hit near 90 and the day that is going to rain. we have it all in the seven-day forecast as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. >>> california taxpayers just spent $1 billion on this new prison medical complex. so, why will the inmates still have to be sept out to expepsive hospitals? we follow the money, coming up next -- expensive hospitals? we follow the money, coming up next ,, [ woman ] don't forget the yard work! okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up -- the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. that's elizabeth.n. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight
. >>> and switching gears tonight president obama got a firsthand look today at the damage caused by hurricane sandy. one of the hardest-hit areas breezy point, new york, where 111 homes burned to the ground during the height of the storm. tonight more than 6 million homes and businesses in 13 states are still without power. 68 deaths are blamed on sandy. alison harmelin is in new jersey where the president promised help for communities that were destroyed. >> reporter: good evening. night has fallen here in atlantic city but earlier today it was actually beautiful and sunny at the jersey shore. that only made it more clear for the president the other officials who were here observing that the devastation is just everywhere. president obama arrived in new jersey for a close-up look at the damage. the president took a chopper tour with governor chris christie over devastated areas of the state where super storm sandy hit with full force. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: record storm surge took o
england this morning. the winter storm moved ashore in the same location where superstorm sandy hit last week. there are new power outages in the region and up to 8" of snow in some of the places just what they didn't need. and it's interrupting recovery efforts, as well. teresa garcia has more from rockaway beach, new york. talk about piling on, right? >> reporter: yes, and frank, a good cold morning to you. just when people here thought they would be getting a break after superstorm sandy, in came the first nor'easter. people were along the shoreline communities pretty concerned that this was going to cause more flooding because we already have the ground so saturated. but indeed it turned into a snow or wind-driven snowstorm more so and actually caused some record snowfalls there. in central park in new york city, four inches. in new jersey, connecticut, up to a foot. here in rockaway beach they had at least 4." and all this snow is causing the clean-up efforts to be that much more difficult. >> high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. tha
of last resort but pay phones are suddenly in demand on the east coast in the wake of superstorm sandy. the cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts tells us people who use pay phones often get a wake-up call when they see the bill. julie. >> reporter: that is right. with 25% of the new york city cell towers wiped out new yorkers are now lining up to use pay phones. and here in earthquake country we're just one tremor away from a similar situation but next time you're forced to use a pay phone you may be in for a surprise. [ beep ] >> reporter: it may have been a while since you've used one of these but the next time you make a pay phone call you'll need more than a quarter. try 20 bucks. >> that's pretty extreme. crazy. >> reporter: that's the holding fee that showed up on our bill weather we recently used a debit card to make a 20-second call at this pay phone from the airport to our station merely 13 miles away. the sign on the phone says a domestic call costs 8 contrary to the recording which quotes another pay phone rate. >> on the first minute charge will be $6.97. each addition
but the problems on the ground still remain. thousands who had just had their power restored after superstorm sandy have lost it again. the nor'easter left a blanket of thick wet snow on the streets and trees, which were already weakened by the hurricane. now the snow is starting to melt, which is filling the streets with filthy sludge. needless to say, the area is in deep need of help and that's where your come in. we're heading into the final stretch of our all day long telethon raising money for the red cross and sandy relief efforts. roberta gonzales has been womaning the phones since before sunrise. roberta, there's still a lot more work to be done now, huh? >> reporter: the telethon officially closes down at 7:00 but that doesn't mean you need to stop giving. we want your support even after 7:00 tonight. this just happens to be cbs 5, all our radio stations owned by cbs and also the cw, who have come together collectively to join forces with the american red cross to be sure we get the money we're raising here to new york, new jersey, philadelphia and connecticut. who can tell us more about t
macdonald. >>> cries for help. communities still in the dark with the growing death toll from sandy. how pleas for relief are quickly turning to anger. >> plus an agent attacked a bike toting passenger assaults a muni worker. how the victim is recovering and the search for the suspect. >> we are live at the tech museum of innovation at san jose. this is staff only but i don't see any staff around so i'm going to play with this today! and we'll talk weather, coming up. >> here's a live look at 280 traffic heading into san francisco. no problems but we're watching a couple of issues in the east bay. more coming up. >> it's friday, november 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:01. >>> the death toll keeps getting higher in the ten states devastated by sandy. >> at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck on sunday. the number of deaths blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. the bodies of two young children were found who were swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines are frustrating drives in new york where one man was ar
. >> the smell of fear following sandy's sea of destruction. a new threat of fire an explosions. >> hi-def doppler picking up the rainfall showing up around th bay area. more coming up. >> and here's all the slick surfaces out the door had morning. it's wet across the golden gate. we'll have much more "timesaver traffic" coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's thursday, november 1. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose right now. >>> of course, we're keeping an eye on the storm this morning as liz mentioned, it's wet out there. the rain playing lots of tricks on halloween following in some areas and holding off just long enough in some other neighborhoods. you're looking at video from millbrae from last night. >> lawrence, you were in millbrae last night. >> i was. we go over there every year. usually the streets are just packed all the kids having a great time. last night, very few kids and ponchos. probably the most common costumes you could find out there. the rain continuing to fall this morning around the bay area but it's shifted a bit f
. >> parts of new york rationing gas in the wake of superstorm sandy. >> extreme weather, i believe, is here to stay. climate change is a reality. >>> judge sentenced jared lee loughner to life in prison in the massacre that injured gabby giffords. >> gabby said afterwards for her the biggest emotion was just sadness. >> seven navy s.e.a.l.s have been punished for disclosing classified information to the maker of a video game. >> deer crashed through a plate glass window. >> what did you do to make the deer angry? >> maybe our hours weren't suitable. >> all that -- >> touchdown. jacksonville 16 losing streak. >> here comes the headset. o you see anything in porn that tracks you at all? >> no pat. >> speaking to his campaign staffers and got really emotional. >> "cbs this morning." >> changes are expected in the obama administration. secretary of stit hillary clinton is likely to step down. when he heard about it bill clinton said that's great. just give me a heads up when she's on her way home. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning."
without power because of super storm sandy. who ran in to rescue those in need. >>> people in the bay area are helping in a number of ways. what two men are dog right now to ease the northeast pain and suffering. ,,,,,,,,,,,, being gathered and polling locations are being moved. e are some of the preparationr the national election in storm-ravaged sections of te northeast. the election thee will go on as millions try o rebuild their >>> power generators are being put in storm ravaged sections of the northeast. the election there will go on as millions try to rebuild their lives. cbs reports on the cleanup and recovery. >>> nearly a week after sandy, millions are still without power and thousands are homeless. the storm destroyed blocks of homes on staton island. this is where the marathon was supposed to start. runners stale came, armed with backpacks full of supplies. ready to help people like frank dott stphaoeurbgs these marathoners, they are not neighbors, look what they are doing. that is great. >> reporter: alex park spent the day cleaning their home instead of running the race he w
difficulties after sandy now there is cold to contend with. >> reporter: ann, good evening. today was another intense cleanup day. staton island one of the hardest hit areas. so much to do as so many people here try to pick up the pieces. >> reporter: nearly a week after sandy millions are without power and thousands holeless. it destroyed blocks of homes. this is where the new york city marathon was supposed to start on sunday. runners still came. armed with back packs full of supplies. >> this would have been two months world of work. >> and ready to help people like frank. >> they are mar thonnerses, not neighbors, not even staton islanders, look at what they are doing, this is great. >> he cleaned the dotti home instead of running a race. >> people here cheer us on every year the least i can do is help them out. >> reporter: scenes like this are playing out across new york and new jersey. chefs are donating their time to cook up warm meals. >> part of the community. i grew up in this town, i love the town. i will take care of people i know and anybody that that i can help. >> reporter:
recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some subways are rolling. all three major airports are open. power problems still kills. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >> reporter: i'm standing on fdr drive. it's still flooded. this is just one of the areas that was flooded by the storm but down on the jersey shore, the devastation is even worse. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york
until tomorrow. >> susan, how about the aftermath of hurricane sandy? will it affect people just getting to the polls? do you think it will have an effect on who they vote for? >> we think a lot of people won't make it to the polls because of sandy people really in the devastated areas. what we don't think it will have an impact on is the outcome of the election is there's really no way to tell whether the people affected are in red areas, blue areas, so they don't think it's really going to push the outcome but certainly it will affect turnout. >> we'll find out tomorrow. okay, susan mcginnis live for us in washington, d.c., thanks. >>> and now let's go live to sanford, florida, outside orlando where mitt romney is holding a victory rally at a avian jet center. stay with us for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news fo
, and they are going to be working big time today. any indication the aftermath of sandy will have an effect on people just voting period and on the election itself? >> yeah. it will have an effect on voter turnout. as far as the campaigning, it really gave an advantage to the president because it sort of stopped all the campaigning in its tracks and put the president on the national stage where he was able to be very presidential and show bipartisanship, you saw him there with chris christie. then while fewer people might get to the polls there's no discernible trace of which way those votes might lead so there's not -- there is not expected to be a big outcome impact. >> we'll find out tomorrow and results oners with. thank you, susan mcginnis live in d.c. be sure and stay with cbs 5 and cbssf.com for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters
. the winter storm moved ashore in the same location where superstorm sandy hit. there are new power outages in the region and up to 8" of snow in some places. teresa garcia has the story from rockaway beach, new york. >> reporter: high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. that's where tom ford lives. he was told to evacuate his sandy-damaged home before the winter storm hit, but he is not budging. >> i got too much invested here. >> reporter: he says he will weather this storm like he did the last one with a little help. >> share some food, neighbors come back and get some heat, some fire. >> reporter: towns up and down the coast are scrambling to redirect resources from cleaning up to shoring up. belimar, new jersey, is rebuilding sand dunes on the beach and the pump clearing out floodwaters will keep running around the clock. >> we want to be aggressive about protecting our community. >> reporter: meteorologists say this snow is both a blessing and a curse. the snow is less likely to contribute to flooding. but it's more likely to take down tre
they turned around. that's nice. >>> the east coast is slowly recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some new york city subways believe it or not are rolling once again. also today, laguardia airport has reopened. but power problems persist with more than 5 million still without electricity. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york city. all three
the growing anger over >>> nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy, some are seeing what's left of their homes for the first time. the goaling anger overthe -- growing anger over the slow recovery. >>> the man hunt is over. how it ended late this afternoon. >>> the challenge if you accomplish it, then -- it's that much sweeter. >> returning from war with battle scars that will never heal. the lessons some veterans are learning by embracing even more challenges. good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy slammed into the east coast, the death toll around new york continues to rise. more than 100 deaths are now linked to the storm. the latest victim was found yesterday morning in his flooded staten island home. today hundreds protested the slow pace of power restoration on long island. and that's where roughly 130,000 customers are in the dark. and nearly 85,000 new jersey residents are still without electricity. now some people across the northeast are just now getting their first look at what's left of their homes and devastated neighborhoods. cbs
of superstorm sandy. here's the latest. more than 6,000 households in the new york area are still without power. hundreds of patients at bellevue hospital had to be evacuated when the backup generators ran out of fuel. in new jersey, at least 6,000 people are still in shelter. today president obama got a first hand look at the damage with governor christie. >> i've instituted a 15 minute rule with my team. you return everybody's phone calls within 15 minutes. if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> prior to the storm christie, the republican had been a fierce critic of the president. today christie said that he and the president are both big boys, and when it comes to getting something done, he doesn't care what party he's in. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vasquez. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest hit shore communities, world famous town, largely because of mtv's jersey shore. snooki and her friends spent several summers on tv here. the ferris wheel an
it out for sandy and now new york and new jersey residents bracing for another storm. why they say they wouldn't be leaving town this time around. >> so much for the warm temperatures. it is back to cool weather and now we have the prospect of some rain. we'll talk about that coming up. ,, ,,,,,, ,, ,,,,,, elec >>> it appears the so-called war on women spurred a lot of wins for women in yesterday's election. women will occupy a record number of senate seats at the start of next year. cbs 5's cate caugiran joins us live with more on that story and reaction from one of the longest serving women in washington, san francisco's own dianne feinstein. cate. >> reporter: good afternoon, frank. now, thanks to california voters, senator feinstein will continue on to a fourth term. she will be joining 19 other women in the senate and that's breaking last year's election record. >> more women are running. and more women are getting elected. and the options are opening, and you know, the glass ceiling begins to crumble. >> reporter: the popular former san francisco mayor won boy a wide margin a
look yet at the areas crippled by sandy. ,,, ,,,,,, when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. ,,,,,, proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... >>> east oakland is getting a major new supermarket its first in 20 years. today, foods co held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction. this is in foothill square on mcarthur boulevard by 108th avenue. the 80,000-square-foot supermarket will also bring more than 100 jobs. >> we really felt for a long time that we tailors have skipped over oakland -- retailers have skilled over oakland and oaklanders deserved quality places to shop. >> the supermarket is set to open in about a year. >>> the ipad mini is on sale today at apple stores but the new gadget only attracted mini lines.
super storm sandy. and president obama and governor mitt romney wasted no time going on the attack. >> reporter: air force one dropped president obama at his first stop green bay. after three days off the campaign trail, the president wasted no time confronting mitt romney's twist on bringing change to washington. >> he is saying's he is the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin. we know what change looks like. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> reporter: president obama then jetted to las vegas to deliver his closing argument in another key battleground state. >> it's more than just a choice between two candidates. it's more than just a choice between two parties. you're going to be making a choice between two fundamentally different visions of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight different states before the weekend is over. for both white house candidates, it's now an all-out sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on
. >>> grim news from the east coast this morning. the number of deaths blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. two of the victims were young children found on staten island three days after being swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines frustrating drivers in new york where one man was arrested for pulling a gun to cut in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston reports that gas is also hard to find on the jersey shore. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands o
. >>> more subways are running in new york city this morning a week after superstorm sandy slammed the city. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. over the weekend, many people got their first look at their devastated neighborhoods. >> the only thing we had was the clothes on our backs and just grabbed our animals and ran, not expecting to come back to nothing. [ crying ] >> part of our house is across the street, our couch two streets down. [ crying ] >> more than 50,000 people in new jersey have applied for fema assistance and fema has already approved more than $30 million in payments. >>> bay area red cross volunteers are sending emergency response staff and vehicles to help victims. they will be making the three- day drive to new york and take supplies and food to some of the 2 million people still without power. more than 100 volunteers from the bay area have been deployed to the east coast since sandy hit a week ago. >>> our parent company, cb
devastated by superstorm sandy. at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck sunday. on new york's staten island, searchers found the bodies of two young children who were swept from their mother's arms. also, in new york, a man was arrested for pulling a gun when he tried to cut into a gas line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with the problems people there are facing. >> reporter: that gun pulling stunt puts you on edge em if you are in a gas line like many of us are. you know, every day the public officials hold news conferences to talk about what's being accomplished. a lot is being accomplished. for example, we have utility workers from around the country helping to restore power. but when you have people who have no heat, no power, people standing in gas lines, it's understandable that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of
on your neighbor's roof? >> on my neighbor's roof. >> as the east coast recovers from sandy, tonight one father's story of survival. the promise he made and fulfilled to his son. >>> sport fishermen start to reel in the dungeness crab. the outlook for the season here in the bay area. ,, how does it brew such great coffee? well, inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. attention in areas crucial o their strategies to win the white house. and in the final hours, neie >>> now at 6:30, mitt romney president obama and their running mates are focusing on the areas crucial to their strategies to win the white house. and in the final hours, neither one is giving up the fight. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee shows us how both candidates are barreling through key battleground states. grace. >> reporter: that's right, dana. this is a high octane fever pitched push across the nation. both of the candidates are crisscrossing the country fighting for those battleground states and the race is still too close to call.
another storm. how this will impact the recovery efforts of superstorm sandy. >> plus, coming clean. what the muni vandals caught here on camera is saying about the incident. >> and it is proof that everybody vote counts. coming up, how astronauts are making their voices heard even from outer space. maddy, come on. we got a new book! yay! come get into bed. this is a story about jingle the husky pup. and jingle was a good dog. ruff! ruff! jingle loved to bark hello. ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! jingle even loved to sing. ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! jingle! let's read the book to him. jingle, stay. and jingle did. ruff! ruff! [ female announcer ] hallmark interactive story buddies. counts- including absentee ballots from out of space. mission control in houston emailed a digital version oe p to astronauts >>> with the election too close to call every vote counts including absentee ballots from outer space. mission control in houston emailed a digital version of the ballot to astronauts in the international space station. when complete it comes back down to earth on the same path. the system w
them after hurricane sandy. he toured storm-ravaged coasts today including the boardwalk. sandy killed more than 100 people in 10 states but hit new jersey and new york the hardest. >>> all right, as sure as christmas trees will appear on halloween, shoppers will line up days ahead of black friday. they are already camping out at a best buy, john? >> that is right. four days and an hour until the black thursday or friday sales. they are determined to be first in line. a line that will stretch around the parking lot. why? >> not just because of the bargains. >> for black friday. i mean it is something my daughter and i have been doing since she was three months old. she never had thanksgiving dinner at home. we have it out here. every thanksgiving in a line in front of a best buy? [ laughter ] >> yes. [ laughter ] >> anyone suggest it might be child abuse? >> i did think someone was going to call cps on me at one time. >> what do you eat out here? fast good? >> during the day, yes, but on thanksgiving my family members bring out the turkey and the dressing and things like that. >> it ca
go over the fiscal cliff there is no stopping the damage. >>> superstorm sandy is still having an impact. this time on thanksgiving travelers. >>> we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> seeing the rockets back and forth as this conflict has been escalating. this is a new level of violence. >> in tel aviv a bomb rips through a city bus. >> comes after a week of attacks between the israeli defense forces and palestinians in gaza. >> efforts to end the fighting between israel and hamas so far have come up short. >> the rocket attacks on israeli towns must end. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton met with palestinian leaders this morning as talks continue to end the blood shed. >> at this stage nobody really knows. >>> millions of americans head out to their thanksgiving destinations. >> it is game on for more than 43 million americans hitting the roads. >> more than 3 million of us are expected to fly to our destinations this holiday. >> it's going to be so jammed up, listen to this, tsa agents say passengers are be
, fairfield, and burlingame today. >>> here are the latest numbers on hurricane sandy. more than 3300 red cross disaster workers on the ground. the defense department has already set up mobile fuel stations around the new york city metro area. where they plan to distribute 12 million gallons of gasoline to run generators. meanwhile, the death toll sales at 113. >>> it's been nearly a week since sandi hit. how are things coming along? >> let's go live to staten island this morning. good morning. electricity continues to be a big problem. how many people in new york are still without power? >> reporter: good morning to you. throughout new york city about 800,000 people still without power. that means no key. obviously, they are only adding to the frustrations here. this is a sample of what people and construction crews -- public works crews, rather, are trying to deal with. debris all throughout the streets here. it is not just clothes and photos and memories, but in some cases its entire structures of houses that have been sort of washed away and line the roads. as you might imagine, this
don't sandy don't need, another big store. but a nor'easter is expected to hit new york and new jersey tomorrow. there could be heavy rain and 60-mile-an-hour winds. and that would be a problem for crews trying to restore to a miami homes and businesses. -- to a million homes and businesses. more flooding may happen on the coast. >>> new york and new jersey are trying to make sure victims of sandy are able to vote. people in both states are being allowed to cast ballots at any polling place. ballots are being distributed to some emergency shelters and shuttle buses are taking people to polling places. >>> $30 for a gallon of gas? that's what's turning up on craigslist in new york and new jersey. but price gouging is illegal in both states. individuals selling gas can also get in trouble for failing to pay sales tax. lines are still long at many gas stations in areas hit hard by sandy. >>> can't catch a break. >> getting cold there and they have a nor'easter working its way up. we have great weather for election day. >> we have great weather here. i wanted to add i was looking at some o
of the misery that superstorm sandy brought last week. snow is already falling heavily in connecticut and north new jersey. the rain, wet snow, strong wind will certainly setback the clean-up damage from sandy. thousands of people in the low- lying neighborhoods have been warned to clear out again. cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. tomorrow, we will be asking all you viewers to join us and donate. our special hotline will be open running from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. >>> what's happening in the bay area can't compare to what's happening on the east coast but we are seeing a cooling trend. >> it's significant because we had record highs yesterday. san jose and concord hit a record high 80 degrees. the next several days we will be lucky to make it to 60 degrees. big change. here's a peek outside right now. the clouds rolled into the bay early this afternoon. and they have stuck around all day. and now even in our inland communities the mount diablo cam can't see the mountain now because the clouds have pushed inland. 60 for concord. 59 livermore. santa rosa 57. do
a gallon. >>> widespread destruction from superstorm sandy will likely make this the largest relief effort for the red cross since hurricane katrina. so far the red cross has raised $117 million in donations for sandy relief. the west coast definitely stepped up to help the east coast. we want to thank you. with your help, we were able to raise nearly $180,000 for the red cross hurricane sandy relief fund during yesterday's telethon. and you can still make a donation by visiting our website, cbssf.com and clicking on the red cross link. >> it was fun working on that answering the phones. >> it was so neat to talk to people. it's amazing how generous people were. >> they really turned out. thanks. >>> all right. they are warriors with wounds you can't see veterans of iraq and afghanistan suffering from brain trauma or ptsd. a group of those veterans got a chance to try a new approach to their therapy in vallejo today. cbs 5 reporter da lin shows us how dolphins help the healing process. >>> reporter: they came home with invisible scars, psychologically traumatized by the combat experiences
sandy and decided she wanted to help. what the 4-year-old was able to do coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, there are hundreds of ways people use lysol disinfectant spray. ben's mom uses it around the bathtub. it kills mold, and unlike clorox clean-up, it's approved to keep it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. wants independent concussion specialists, to be on the >>> a lot of sunshine around the bay area. a couple of high clouds, temperatures in the 60s, even 70s. enjoy it. we have rain on the way. >> so far, so good across the golden gate. getting busy across the dublin- pleasanton area. this is a live look near 580 and 680. coming up much more "timesaver traffic." >>> 4:55 now. the nfl players union reportedly wants independent concussion specialists to be on the sidelines of every nfl game. it comes after four more players suffered concussions this past sunday including 49er quarterback alex smith. he left the game against st. louis shortly after experiencing blurred vision. smith must be medically cleared to be play mo
after it hit, never-before-seen images of superstorm sandy's wrath coming your way. stay right there. ,,,,,,,,,,,, hurricane sandy... showing t how extensive the flooding . this surveillance video show water pour >>> take i look. some new video of damage from hurricane sandy showing just how extensive the flooding was. this surveillance video shows water pouring into the path commuter rail station in hoboken, new jersey. cameras captured the water flow on october 29th from several different angles there. they include upper and lower elevators as well as the station platform and the track area. it's going to be a while before they get that all back to you together. >> it never gets old watching this because the -- the images get more and more amazing. >> hoboken is just right there on the water on the hudson river there so -- >> all right. >>> time is 4:43. let's check our weather here. we are getting a little rain, huh? >> what a change in the weather pattern. we have had all that sunshine. now the rain is moving in. we are seeing scattered showers around the bay area. fairly light
seats for families hit hard by superstorm sandy just three weeks ago. we'll have more than 50 balloons, 2800 floats, 1600 cheerleaders and 11 marching bands and, of course, you can watch the parade here on cbs 5 starting at 1:00 this afternoon. who is that? hello kitty? >> that's hello kitty looks like in a little plane. i love this parade. >>> well, time now is 4:41. more than half a million californians are on the verge of a huge spike in their health insurance premiums. >> and that's not all. why that's just the beginning of the pain for anthem blue cross customers. we'll have the latest. >> he was the person i needed when i felt like my whole world had disappeared. [ crying ] >> he helped her in her hour of need and then he vanished. one woman's quest to thank her highway hero. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, why is it that the most impressive technology often comes with a set of equally impressive instructions ? shouldn't something that's truly advanced, not need much explanation at all ? with the nokia lumia 822 on verizon, there's not much to learn because it's powered by windows... to let you d
the help you need. >> a promise from the president as we get our best foot yet from the fallout from sandy. the landmark simply washed away. >> this is the only time that everybody is walk and happy and smiling and... whoo! >> what world series champions are bringing our community together. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, ,, when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. ,, proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... still without power in the r in the northeast in the wakf hurricane sandy. 68 deaths e now blamed on the monster s, >>> now at 6:30 millions are still without power in the northeast in the wake of hurricane sandy. 68 deaths are now blame on the monster storm which caused billions of dollars in damage. today president obama got a firsthand look at the dest
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in new york city in about an hour and a half to tour the devastation left by hurricane sandy. then tomorrow he sits down with congressional leaders from both sides to discuss ways to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. charlie and norah? >> nancy cordes, thank you. cbs political director john dick erson is here with me. >> it's good to be in washington. >> you've reversed roles here. you're here and norah is in new york. mindful of second-term presidents who overreach. there was a part of it that was restrained yesterday. the part that wasn't was when he took a whack at senators mccain and graham. that stood out in part in contrast to the other reserved approach he took to taxes, even saying he was being self reflective about dealing with congress, on the one hand, being self reflective about dealing with congress on the other hand he was so strong with mccain and graham. mccain and graham are taking a political shot at the president by picking on susan rice. if they want to pick on anyone, they should pick on him or the intelligence chiefs who gave her the intelligence that s
. and as america celebrates thanksgiving volunteers reach out to help superstorm sandy's victims. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> people of this region deserve the chance to live free from fear and violence. >> the cease fire survives its first night in gaza. >> very different from the celebrations from what we've seen before. >> the agreement promises to halt years of palestinian rocket attacks and eases israeli border border. >> if you don't treat the underlying wound underneath, the infection doesn't go away. >>> political misconduct congressman jesse jackson jr. is officially calling it quits. >>> when discussing the attacks in benghazi, i relied solely on the information provided to me by the intelligence community. >>> already long lines of die-hard shoppers hoping to score deals. >> they're calling this gray thursday. major retailers are trying to get the jump on one another by opening thanksgiving night. >> we're pretty much here for the tvs. >> we all know the true meaning of thanksgiving is great pri
to connect. rethink possible. sandy barbour fired jeff tedford, ending his 11-year reig >>> three days after losing his fifth game with the bears cal athletic director sandy barber fired jeff tedford. >> why did you say yes to the bears? >> i think we can recruit players, there's a commitment here to improve some of the facilities so that we might attract some players to cal. >> when i spoke with jed tedford prior to the 2002 season the bears had not had a winning season in nine years. he turned a one loss team into a seven win team immediately and made it to the post-season eight times with the bears. it was an emotional decision for sandy barber. >> jeff tedford is a good man who has brought great success and celebration to this university. who deserves to occupy a place of honor in the cal family. his legacy is unquestioned. >> reporter: tedford was facing an unuphill battle losing top assistant coaches to better paying jobs in the pac-12. in fact, i was told tedford dug into his own pocket to pay for some of his assistants. >> we have taken a look at where we are in the marketplace of en
that had a crane collapse in new york during hurricane sandy. >>> more violent protests today in egypt aimed at president mohamed morsi. his opponents demand he drop at a decree that he had put out last week that suspends any legal decisions he makes until a new constitution is written. police are fire tear gas at protestors. >>> susan rice will hold meetings with key lawmakers. some republicans have criticized theambassador to the u.n. for comments she made about the attack on benghazi. she said the attack stemmed from a protest against a video. >> i will be glad to meet with her and listen to the to her positions and justification for her comments. but i'm unhappy with her performance. >> rice is a potential nominee to replace outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. >>> more republicans say the looming "fiscal cliff" is forcing them to reconsider their no tax increase pledges. several members of congress now say they are open to raising revenue by limiting deductions for the wealthy. but not by raising their taxes. >> without compromising our principals, we recognize that none o
are taking steps to make sure everyone can vote despite some challenges created by that storm sandy. both states are allowing people to cast ballots at any polling place. there are shuttling to get people to the polls. and ballots have been sent to emergency shelters. >> the weather is about to turn bad again in areas hit by sandy last week. a nor'easter is expected to hit new york and new jersey tomorrow. there could be heavy rain and winds gusting to 60 miles an hour. and that within a problem for crews trying to restore power to a million homes and businesses. and more flooding is likely along the coast. it's so heartbreaking to hear that because these guys need a break. >> lawrence has a little measure of good news because it looks like it might stay offshore a little bit? >> the core of the low may stay a little further off the coastline so hopefully they won't get hit with the brunt of the winds. but cold air will bring snow. so tough going on the eastern seaboard. out west, high pressure dominating our weather. mostly clear start although we are seeing some patchy fog in the north
. this year, there are some special seats for some of the families hit hard by superstorm sandy. so that's nice. you can watch the entire parade right here on cbs 5. it of course is tape delayed. it starts right after the football game against the lions and the texans and after that around 1:00 this afternoon you will be able to watch the parade which looks like it's doing very well. >> we saw hello kitty earlier and spider-man is out there. but that's pretty cool. but lawrence karnow is doing something cool too. >> he has been in two mercedes, a smart car, in a nascar, he has had a little mini cooper. and what have you got now, big guy? >> reporter: we have an electric race car. how about that? top speed 140 miles per hour. electric vehicles becoming more and more common. and they are going to be part of the show if you want to come down here to the auto show here at the moscow center. you're taking a look at all the technology that's changed over the years and now electric cars are become a big part of that. now part of the show. >> reporter: yeah. i mean, for more electric vehicles a
. >>> president barack obama is going to new york city today to see the devastation from superstorm sandy. the president will tour the city's hardest hit borough, staten island. the president toured new jersey shortly after sandy hit. but mayor michael bloomberg asked the president to stay away from new york. he said then that the president's visit would take up too many resources. >>> president obama says he is willing to work with republicans on capitol hill to stop automatic budget cuts and tax hikes from kicking in at the end of the year. investors are looking for progress on a deal to stop the u.s. from falling off the so- called "fiscal cliff." also today, traders will get a look at new unemployment numbers from washington. >>> here's a shocker. california may soon have a budget surplus. the legislative budget analyst says the deficit will be about $1.9 billion this fiscal year and we could see a surplus by the year 2014. it was just a few months ago we were talking about a $16 billion deficit. >> we have to pay down our debt, borrowed from the schools, from the redevelopment fund.
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the damage from superstorm sandy. >> i promise we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >> hostess brands is liquidating. the twinkie maker will lay off most of its 18,000-person workforce. >> touchdown, 79 yards. >> buffalo wins to go to 4-6. >> all that -- >> i just want to say thank you. >> you're very welcome. your very welcome. >> you're very handsome. >> and so that's -- >> that's how i roll, too. >> that's how you roll. >> and all that matters. >> president obama and four top congressional leaders will meet for talks about the looming fiscal cliff. >> nobody likes it. >> nobody likes it. there's so much news now we don't have much time to talk about it. >> yeah. this sex scandal is all anyone i wonder why the country is in i wonder why the country is in financial ruin. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. so is former cia director david petraeus, meeting with members of congress this morning. >> he has agreed to answer questions about the attacks that killed the
morning." one month ago today superstorm sandy slammed into the east coast, it killed at least 125 americans. the storm caused at least $62 billion in damage. sandy destroyed 100 miles of shore line. >> fixing those beaches will require a lot of sandwich is become harder to find. as ben tracey reports some of california's most famous beach towns are now fighting over it. >> the ocean is going to come back and claim its territory no matter what you do. >> reporter: jefferson wagner has surfed the waters off of malibu since the 1960s. >> there's no beach left here when the tide comes in. >> that's correct. >> reporter: he took to us malibu beach. it once looked like this. now low tide is the only time you can find a sliver of sand to sit on. >> as of five, six years ago the sand was right now would be over our heads, five or six years ago. >> we would be underneath the sand. >> we would be under the sand right now today. >> reporter: this public beach is being battered by strong storms and rising sea levels. threatening multimillion dollar homes. those same homes are blocking the na
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